Bungou Stray Dogs 8th Anniversary Project to Launch in April


Being one of the top seinen anime series in Japan, Bungou Stray Dogs just finished its fifth season in the summer of last year. It is surreal how Kafka Asagiri’s work maintains the same quality over five-season TV anime that span eight years.

But, seeing that this famous anime has caught up with the manga, we can expect the next season will have to wait for several years. However, it doesn’t mean the series will stop promoting the work. 

In reality, Kadokawa just announced eight special projects to commemorate the eighth anniversary of the Bungou Stray Dogs anime series. For the record, the anime adaptation premiered on Japanese television on April 7, 2016. So, what do the projects entail? Read on!

Bungou Stray Dogs Eighth Anniversary

The official website of Bungou Stray Dogs revealed the 8th anime anniversary project on March 7, 2024. The first batch of the fun project is already being revealed along with the logo for the anniversary celebration project.

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Bungou Stray Dogs 8th Anime Anniversary Project Logo – Source: @bungosd_anime

The first project “Eighth Anniversary Commemorative Memoirs with Animate International” will begin on April 7, 2024, to April 6, 2025. Throughout that one-year span, the Animate store will reprint the seasonal illustration of Bungou Stray Dogs and sell it as commemorative memorial goods. What makes it different from the first batch is that time-limited items will display the eighth-anniversary logo on it.

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First Project with Animate International – Source: @bungosd_anime

The second project is the “RED TOKYO TOWER collaboration”. The project will begin on April 19, 2024, to May 26, 2024. The event will feature items and beautiful illustrations referring to the Sky Casino arc in the anime. The tickets for the events will be available for purchase on March 22.

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RED TOKYO TOWER collaboration – Source: @bungosd_anime

The third project is the “Tobu Zoo” collaboration” which starts on July 13, 2024. Like the first project, this one will have a one-year span.

The fourth project, “First Avenue Tokyo Station B1 Event Space Ichiban Plaza & Hotel New Otani Collaboration”, will begin on August 9, 2024. The projects will involve the selling of Bungou Stray Dogs’ wide selection of exclusive merchandise in a pop-up store and reserving a concept room to enjoy the stay in the hotel.

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8th Anime Anniversary Project Plan – Source: @bungosd_anime

Unfortunately, the rest of the commemorative projects are still TBA. Kadokawa promised to announce it at a later date. A special page for “Eighth Anniversary Eight Major Projects” has been made and they will update the information on it.

Story

Crunchyroll holds the license to stream the series worldwide. They describe the synopsis as:

Kicked out of his orphanage and on the verge of starving to death, Nakajima Atsushi meets some strange men. One of them, Dazai Osamu, is a suicidal man attempting to drown himself in broad daylight. The other, bespectacled Kunikida Doppo, nervously stands by flipping through a notepad. Both are members of the “Armed Detective Agency” said to solve incidents that even the military and police won’t touch. Atsushi ends up accompanying them on a mission to eliminate a man-eating tiger that’s been terrorizing the population…

Stay tuned for future anime news in Animefleek.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who creates Bungou Stray Dogs?

Kafka Asagiri is the creator of the manga series.

When did Bungou Stray Dogs first premiere?

The anime premiered on Japanese television on April 7, 2016.

Where can I watch Bungou Stray Dogs?

Crunchyroll holds the license to stream the series worldwide.


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